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Beauly Priory, Beauly
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Take a walk around the grounds of Beauly Priory, the ruins of a Valliscaulian monastic community founded in 1230. Information boards throughout the property tell you about its history, including its period as a Cromwell fort in 1650. Several notable figures have visited the priory through history, including Mary Queen of Scots during her travels in the Highlands. John Keats was inspired to pen the poem "On Some Skulls in Beauley Abbey" near Inverness with his friend, Charles Brown, when he visited in summer of 1818. Make Beauly Priory a part of your Beauly vacation plans using our Beauly trip itinerary builder.
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  • Beauly is a short drive from Inverness. There are a few interesting shops, but the main reason I visited was to see the remains of Beauly Priory. I parked at the opposite end of town at Braeview Park,...  more »
  • Easy walk from restaurants and center of town, near Beauly River. Historical plaques explain history of the priory. 
  • Beauly is a small village - if you were driving through, blink sand you may miss it. The Priory is certainly a must see whether you are passing through or visiting Beauly. The Priority dates from 1230...  more »